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Henry County: Single-vehicle crash on Route 684 claims life of driver

Crystal Graham
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One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Saturday at 11:01 p.m. in Henry County.

Maurice O’Neal Washington, 56, of Bassett, died at the scene.

Virginia State Police is investigating the crash on Route 684, four tenths of a mile south of Route 1163.

A 2016 Audi Q5 was traveling north on Route 684, when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck the concrete pillars.

The driver of the vehicle, O’Neal Washington, was wearing his seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.